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Internationally recognized breast cancer specialist Dr. Carlos L. Arteaga to head UT Southwestern’s Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

Internationally recognized breast cancer specialist Dr. Carlos L. Arteaga to head UT Southwestern’s Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

Dr. Carlos L. Arteaga, internationally recognized for his work in laboratory-based translational research and advancing the care of breast cancer patients, has been selected as Director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Eating habits affect skin’s protection against sun

Eating habits affect skin’s protection against sun

 

Sunbathers may want to avoid midnight snacks before catching some rays.

UTSW researchers identify receptor involved in weight gain linked to antipsychotic drugs, reverse condition in mice

UTSW researchers identify receptor involved in weight gain linked to antipsychotic drugs, reverse condition in mice

 

Many schizophrenic and depressed patients experience weight gain and type 2 diabetes in their quests for the life-changing benefits of a major class of antipsychotic drugs.

Clinical trial eligibility criteria a growing obstacle

Clinical trial eligibility criteria a growing obstacle

 

Despite a decade-long call for simplification of clinical trials, the number of criteria excluding patients from participating in clinical trials for lung cancer research continues to rise.

Researchers unlock mystery of aggressive kidney cancer

Researchers unlock mystery of aggressive kidney cancer

 

A long-standing question across oncology is why the same cancer may be very aggressive in some patients but not in others.

UT Southwestern ranks No. 5 in the world in research that drives further innovation

UT Southwestern ranks No. 5 in the world in research that drives further innovation

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks fifth in the world in the number of published research articles cited as significant sources in third-party patent applications.

UT Southwestern ranked No. 1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth by <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>, adding to multiple recognitions in 2017

UT Southwestern ranked No. 1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report, adding to multiple recognitions in 2017

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is the No. 1-ranked hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth, second in Texas, and nationally ranked among the top 50 programs in six clinical specialty areas, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Hospitals listings released today.

Magnetic fields turn up the heat on bacterial biofilms

Magnetic fields turn up the heat on bacterial biofilms

 

A short exposure to an alternating magnetic field might someday replace multiple surgeries and weeks of IV antibiotics as treatment for stubborn infections on artificial joints, new research suggests.

Calcium in arteries influences heart attack risk

Calcium in arteries influences heart attack risk

 

Patients without calcium buildup in the coronary arteries had significantly lower risk of future heart attack or stroke despite other high risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or bad cholesterol levels, new research from UT Southwestern cardiologists shows.

First-in-class drug holds promise for therapy-resistant breast cancer

First-in-class drug holds promise for therapy-resistant breast cancer

 

UT Southwestern Simmons Cancer Center researchers have shown that a first-in-class molecule can prevent breast cancer growth when traditional therapies stop working.